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Report: Demba Ba not leaving, Romelu Lukaku going on loan instead.

Despite the constant rumours today of Demba Ba leaving, it appears he'll be staying at Chelsea, because Romelu Lukaku appears to be going on loan again this season.

Clive Brunskill

Despite rumours of a deal with "an unnamed club", it appears Demba Ba won't be leaving after all, and that the arrival of Samuel Eto'o will instead see Romelu Lukaku loaned out for another year. The BBC's Ben Smith has the following to say:

However, it appears Lukaku may instead be headed to Everton instead, as rumoured earlier. Belgian journalist, Benoit Delhauteur believes a deal is already done:

It's not an ideal situation if Romelu Lukaku is sent out on loan again, given his proximity to the Chelsea first team, but, as one of the club's prized assets, Chelsea will be seeking out the best loan deal possible for him should he be sent out.

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